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  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights
    A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. The signing ce…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    Hurricane “Matthew” is set to hit Haiti and Jamaica. Southern Haiti will likely be hit hard, including Anse-a-Pitres, one of the poorest and most remote areas of the island. My thoughts tonight are with Haitians, but also with the perha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Aid standards body suspends Cafod over complaints handling
    Catholic charity sacked two staff members after allegations of sexual misconductBritain’s biggest Catholic aid charity, Cafod, has been suspended from an international scheme which aims to protect aid beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abus…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 7:09pm -
  • At least 11 die after 5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Haiti
    Quake strikes in the north-west of Caribbean island, damaging buildings, including a hospital and auditoriumAn earthquake that struck off the northern coast of Haiti has killed at least 11 people and injured more than a hundred when several buildings…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Oct 18, 1:59am -
  • I experienced racism and harassment in the aid sector. Time to stop the cover-up | Shaista Aziz
    After the Oxfam scandal, it’s clear that NGOs can no longer investigate themselves“This is 16 years of failure by the entire international system of governments, the UN and the aid sector.” These were the words of Stephen Twigg MP, the chair of…
    - 83 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 10:21am -
  • The true Haiti is safe and rich in culture | Letters
    Our crime rate last year was significantly lower than those of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, writes Bocchit Edmond, Haitian ambassador to the UKIn a curious article by the comedian Romesh Ranganathan about a trip to Haiti to pr…
    - 2 Jul 18, 12:54pm -
  • The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan review – high alert in Haiti
    Celebrity travelogues are not my favourite TV genre, but if I have to go somewhere, I don’t mind going with RomeshDuring a clearout the other day, I came across a couple of carved wooden figures I had forgotten about. I got them a long time ago at…
    - 1 Jul 18, 5:00pm -
  • Dogs, dives, voodoo and guns: Romesh Ranganathan's Haiti holiday
    A woman on the flight looked horrified when the comedian outlined his holiday plans. Were her fears justified?I think the first time I became concerned about my trip to Haiti was on the connecting flight from Miami. A woman on the plane, who I assume…
    - 27 Jun 18, 7:44am -
  • Timeline: Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal in Haiti
    Key events in aftermath of news that Oxfam covered up inquiry into staff paying for sexA leaked document shows Oxfam must make £16m worth of cuts to jobs and relief programmes as it tries to recover from the fallout over a sexual exploitation scanda…
    - 15 Jun 18, 10:41am -
  • Oxfam to axe jobs and aid programmes in £16m cuts after scandal
    Exclusive: charity says it will have to cut aid programmes as it copes with scandal falloutOxfam has warned staff it needs to urgently find £16m of savings and radically reduce the number of its poverty-relieving programmes as the charity copes with…
    - 15 Jun 18, 8:02am -
  • Haiti shuts down Oxfam GB over prostitution scandal
    Right to operate withdrawn for ‘violation of Haitian law and the dignity of human beings’Haiti says it is withdrawing Oxfam Great Britain’s right to operate after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff.Three Haitian m…
    - 13 Jun 18, 8:11pm -
  • Dignity, community and hope in the Haitian slum of Jalousie – in pictures
    Behind the brightly painted exterior of Jalousie, one of Haiti’s largest slums, lies a community struggling with a lack of sanitation, intermittent electricity and rivers of plastic waste. Conservative estimates suggest more than 80,000 people now…
    - 10 May 18, 5:00am -
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